Ross Gray (politician)

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Ross Gray
Member of Parliament
for Lambton West
In office
January 1929 – June 1945
Preceded by William Thomas Goodison
Succeeded by Joseph Warner Murphy
Personal details
Born Ross Wilfred Gray
(1897-01-05)5 January 1897
Moore Township, Ontario
Died 11 December 1968(1968-12-11) (aged 71)
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Gertrude K. Wiley
m. 10 October 1925[1]
Profession barrister

Ross Wilfred Gray (5 January 1897 – 11 December 1968) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Moore Township in Lambton County, Ontario and became a barrister by career.

Gray attended Sarnia Collegiate then Osgoode Hall Law School then attended Harvard University for post-graduate studies. He served with the Canadian Field Artillery from 1916 to 1919. From 1924 to 1927, he was a member of the Sarnia Board of Education.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Lambton West riding in a by-election on 14 January 1929 then re-elected there in 1930, 1935 and 1940. Gray was defeated by Joseph Warner Murphy of the Progressive Conservative party in the 1945 election.


  1. ^ a b Normandin, A. L. (1941). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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